Shortboard blank - 3mm balsa skin with an EPS foam core
If you want to shape your own high performance shortboard - This 3mm balsa-skinned blank is ideal for you. Specify what you want - any size and stringer combination is possible (download the custom order form here). The blank features a recycled EPS foam core making it one of the lightest and strongest blanks available (6'0 only weighs 2.5 kgs unfinished and 3.1 kgs when glassed and finished ). The blank is pre-shaped to your specifications, the plan shape, rocker, dome on the deck and bottom are finished. You need to finish the rails off with a block planer & sandpaper. Then decide on tail shape (square, swallow, pin etc.). Cut and sand tail & nose to your requirements. Do an overall finish sand and it's ready for glassing. The time you'll need to finish the board depends on experience (approximately 2-4 hours).
This blank is suitable for everyone - the experienced shaper looking for a new material/experience as well as absolute novices who want to shaper their first surfboard.
The blank comes with:
- balsa putty
- sand paper & sanding blocks
• Pre shaped, easy to finish off blank
• Resulting in a high quality surfboard you will enjoy forever
• made from the strongest and most durable balsa wood
• recycled EPS foam core
• Hand shaped in Australia - quality guaranteed
Length: 5'4'' - 6'8'' Width: 18 1/2'' - 20 1/2'' Thick: 2 1/2'' - 3'''
Type of surfer suited for: everyone
Type of waves suited for: 1' to 10'
Approx. weight of finished board: 3-4kg
Type of construction: foam core, balsa skin
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